Wiki Education envisions a world in which students, scholars, scientists, archivists, librarians, and other members of academic and cultural institutions are actively engaged in sharing their knowledge with the general public through Wikipedia, Wikidata, and other open collaboration projects on the web.LEARN MORE
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A short case study of a translation assignment from another language to English. Translation courses typically run 4-12 weeks. This case study includes all of the options related to a translation assignment, but you can pick and choose to omit segments, such as fact-checking the target article in the target language, to use less time in your course.LEARN MORE
In this tutorial, you'll become familiar with the different types of pages found on Wikipedia and how to interact with each of them. A “sandbox” is your personal wiki page where you can practice editing, plan out articles, draft articles, or just experiment. You can change your sandbox without impacting the article "mainspace” on Wikipedia — which is what we call live articles.LEARN MORE
In celebration of Pride Month, Wiki Education is hosting a free Wiki Scholars course focused on expanding Wikipedia’s coverage of notable LGBTQ+ people. Through this project, Wiki Education will train a diverse group of academics, scholars, and university students how to contribute content to Wikipedia and better represent influential LGBTQ+ figures to the public.LEARN MORE
“By the end of the quarter, they realize that their work has been affecting people, something that rarely happens with a standard term paper. In their evaluations of the course, students routinely mention the Wikipedia assignment as t
“My students wrestled with their status as quasi-gatekeepers to particular information. I believe this revelation made their commitment to and belief in free and accessible information even more poignant. We used this project to reconsider power and privilege in the academy and exercised our positionality as a driving force in contributing to the Wikipedia articles."
“Students’ Wikipedia pages and presentations also showed me that they achieved everything that a traditional research paper is supposed to do and more—they conducted research, analyzed it, wrote effectively about their topics, but also shared their work in a meaningful way with each other and with the public.”
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